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Inpatients with COPD exacerbations have better outcomes with noninvasive than invasive mechanical ventilation

Inpatients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbations who received noninvasive ventilation (NIV) had better outcomes than those who received invasive mechanical ventilation (IMV), a study found.
November 2014

Letter from the Editor

This issue features stories on ICU care, resident training, and perioperative care for cancer patients, among others. ... Solutions are at hand, however, as studies suggest that having discussions with family about care preferences, training clinicians
February 2013

Surviving Sepsis Campaign adopts Sepsis-3 definition

The 2017 Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) guidelines, published in the March 2017 issue of Critical Care Medicine, announced the Campaign's adoption of the Sepsis-3 definition of sepsis as ... If physicians do not follow these SEP-1 definitions, a
April 2017

A passion for patients—and animals, too

Specialty: Pulmonary disease and critical care medicine. Something I wished I'd learned in medical school: We were trained to be very clinical and detached in our relationships with our patients. ... As my practice went along, I became more involved in
January 2009

Recent Research

corticosteroids. Results were published in the November 2014 Critical Care Medicine. Overall, the patients had similar 30-day mortality rates: 35.5% in the steroid group versus 34.9% in controls. ... Patients in the usual care group had treatment
February 2015

Debates in sepsis

We ventilate patients differently, we give them less blood. Understanding of critical care has evolved, and our treatment has evolved,” Dr. ... 4%, compared to 28.8% when the regulations began, according to results published by the American Journal of
January 2019

Journal watch: Recent studies of note

Results were published in the August 2010 Critical Care Medicine. A pooled OR indicated no overall mortality/clinical response benefit with combination therapy (OR, 0.856; 95% CI, 0.71 to ... The results are interesting because they run counter to the
March 2011

Most hospitalists are providing ICU care, many feel training insufficient, survey finds

The results confirm that hospitalists have become the major and often sole providers of critical care services in many hospitals without robust intensivist support, said the study authors, who called for ... In a recent survey, about three-quarters of
December 2017

‘The pause’ allows for moment of silence after a patient death

take care of the next person or the next situation that I'm walking into. ... Then other hospitals and people from other facilities read the article in the [February 2014] Critical Care Nurse journal, and they started contacting me and implementing
January 2016

Measure of the month: Prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia

advance care plan,. VAP prevention (head elevation), and. CRBSI prevention (CVC insertion protocol). ... Kirkland is a hospitalist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and a critical care specialist at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.
July 2009

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